Our bodies are naturally detoxifying every day. It's one of the body’s most basic functions: to eliminate and neutralize toxins through the colon, liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph and skin. But in our modern lives, our systems are actually exposed to much more pollution and toxins than ever before—from the air, water, and food as well as the refined products we eat. They're all putting a lot of strain on our organs.
As you might know, kidneys are among our most vital organs, and they help process everything you put into your system (food, alcohol, medications, etc.). In other words: they keep your body healthy and it's a good idea to help them and give them a rest from time to time.
According to Hungry For Change, going on a mindful cleanse is among the best ways to assist your body’s natural self-cleaning system. It is especially important for immune-compromised diseases such as cancer, arthritis, diabetes and chronic fatigue. However, even if your diet is good, a spring cleanse can revitalize your system and rid your body of harmful bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
More specifically, cleansing the kidneys helps prevent kidney infection and kidney stone formation. It also boosts immunity and flushes away toxins.
If you want to start a kidney cleanse, it's recommended that you do it for about 7 days to be able to fully enjoy the benefits. But if that doesn't work for your schedule or lifestyle, starting with just a few days would be great. Even 1 day is a great starting place for a better health and lifestyle.
Here are the foods that will help you cleanse your kidneys: